Saturday was surreal. It was weird enough to refresh Mets Blog and Twitter every 10 minutes for 12 hours but even stranger was the column posted by the New York Post’s Ken Davidoff, which to the average reader amounted to nothing more than a hatchet job on R.A. Dickey.
If on Friday you asked me to describe what I thought R.A. Dickey was like, there would have been no shortage of words and all of them would have been positive. Honest, articulate, intelligent, charitable, hard-working, and survivor would probably have been the first ones to jump to mind. Among the fan base, I don’t think it’s too far fetched to say he was beloved.
And now, Davidoff is painting a portrait of Dickey as an out of control narcissist.
The reaction has not been pretty. On the story itself, there are over 40 comments and just about all of them call the author to task for writing such an unflattering piece. In the blogosphere, Sam Page from Amazin’ Avenue opened a can of whoop ass on the article. Abo...